Sunday, July 7, 2013

March to White House

Tuesday, July 7, 1863

The Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment marched nine miles from King William Court House to White House in heavy rain and made camp for the evening. Illness began to take a toll in the regiment from the forced march in extreme weather. 1

1S. Millett Thompson, Thirteenth Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 : A Diary Covering Three Years and a Day (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888), 179.

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